New coaches Riley, Herman take lead roles for Oklahoma-Texas
October 13, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lincoln Riley and Tom Herman have played supporting roles in the long, bitter rivalry between Oklahoma and Texas.
They will take center stage on Saturday.
Riley was Oklahoma's offensive coordinator the past two years before being promoted in June. Herman was a graduate assistant coach at Texas in 1999 and 2000 and took several detours before returning to Austin as head coach. It's the first time since 1947 that the game will feature two coaches in their first years leading their respective schools.
Because both have had a taste of the series, they understand what they...